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Jan 3, 2013 3:00am PST
. ♪ i was dancing with my darling ♪ ♪ to the tennessee waltz ♪ when an old friend ♪ >> bill: she was known at the time the singing rage, miss patty page. >> rage? not the word i would use. >> bill: but you know, when you hear that music, it just sounds so old-fashioned, doesn't it? >> it really does. >> bill: seriously. i saw on the news -- >> it almost sounds like parody. >> bill: this was 13 weeks number one hit in the united states. >> no kidding! good grief. that's amazing. >> bill: the tennessee waltz and how much is that doggy in the window. >> that's definitely another age. >> bill: but she performed well. she was scheduled -- she won a grammy and was scheduled next month to get the lifelong -- or lifetime grammy award which i'm sure they'll give her now posthumously. we have a lot to get into. we'll get there with the help of "buzzfeed." rebecca burg joining us later in this hour. congresswoman jackie speier from california and one of the patriotic millionaires to give us his take on having to
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Jan 15, 2013 3:00am PST
tennessee and they tell me shut the whole thing down. >> bill: right. >> look, you know, this is really -- when you have more than half of the republican caucus saying shut it down. >> bill: that they're willing to shut it down. >> shut it down in terms of the cr. don't do the continuing resolution that expires in march. shut it down. then you have close to half saying sure, let's breach the debt ceiling. you're in a situation where what is going on here? what is going on here when you have republicans saying because we don't want to compromise, we're not going to govern at all. we're going to do nothing. we're not going to give an inch. we would rather shut the government down, breach the debt ceiling and see what happens. >> bill: when it comes to the debt ceiling as the president pointed out yesterday over and over and over again because he kept getting asked the same question at the news conference, raising the debt ceiling does not say we are increasing spending. in any way whatsoever. it does not mean spending. what it means is -- congress authorizes spending. they demand spending
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Jan 14, 2013 3:00am PST
secretary of defense. senator bob corker from tennessee says that chuck hagel's temperament has he ever met john mccain. colin powell yesterday on "meet the press"saying the entire republican party is out of whack and they have lost their way. isn't it fun? eating each other alive. first, what's the latest? we will find out from lisa ferguson with today's current tv. >> good morning. colin powell did say on "meet the press"yesterday and voiced support for chuck hagel as secretary secretary of defense. it's a tough confirmation battle ahead for caggel considering his past controversial stanchions on israel and iran. he is getting members of both parties in his corner. hagel shortly after president obama exactly announced the name no, sir. superbly qualified with a distinguished public service. his own campaign with the myth against chuck hagel sending a set of documents showing hagel as pro-israel. one much those papers quotes israeli danny ialon saying hagel was a decent and fair reasoner. it's a start of what should be a strong lobbying effort from the admin
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Jan 2, 2013 3:00am PST
that vote. let's say hello to rachel calling from memphis, tennessee. good morning. >> good morning, bill. happy new year. >> bill: happy new year to you. >> caller: the thing is this is like sports, and we just cannot drop the ball. that's the main thing we have to make sure. i'm going to be hit by the payroll tax, but i'm also almost ready to go get my social security, so i have to make sure both sides are covered. so i want to make sure we don't drop the ball until we get all the way to the end of the game. >> bill: good point, rachel. thank you. now let me get back on the political front, where i'm more comfortable than the sports analogy, there's no doubt we're going to be back into ar ar -- armageddon. >> it will be interesting to see what has changed. >> bill: you think president obama will have an advantage going into both of those next two rounds? >> he might. and i really feel like if this fracture in the gop continues and there's no sign that it is going anywhere, like we said earlier, the house leaders who split on this bill will be the house leaders in the n
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Jan 29, 2013 3:00am PST
or missouri or tennessee still wants to have no gays allowed, you can have boy scouts following that policy. >> well, i hope not. you're dealing with a part of the country that just hasn't caught up on progressive agendas. >> bill: you know what? maybe they ought to catch up with the constitution and the declaration of independence and what america is all about. it's not right to discriminate against anybody for any reason. period. >> announcer: this is the "bill press show." hand of government" ... i want to have that conversation. let's talk about it. really? you're going to lay people off because now the government is going to help you fund your healthcare. really? i want to have those conversations, not to be confrontational, but to understand what the other side is saying, and i'd like to arm our viewers with the ability to argue with their conservative uncle joe over the dinner table. >> announcer: chatting with you live at billpressshow at current.com. >> bill: 33 minutes now after the hour on the "full court press." this tuesday morning january 29 welcome. good to see you. we're
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Jan 10, 2013 3:00am PST
, yeah. i think it was blackburn of tennessee had an interesting approach to the spending cutting. she introduced in our bills. one was to cut across the board spending by 1%. second was across the board spinding cuts by 5%. the fourth is by 15%. you're putting out your markers if you don't like this one take that one. >> peter: multiple choice legislation. >> the deal here is that members are just trying -- keep in mind, bills don't pass anyway. they'll introduce 7,000 bills in the house this year and they'll pass, if they're lucky 100 and 80 will be post office namings. all legislation is a joke to start with. these are the ones that members care about most and want to get out first and want to be able to say i was first on this issue. >> peter: how many bills have been put out in this new congress? >> about 200. >> peter: how many days have they worked? >> two. keep in mind, they reserve -- there are still a lot of spaces reserved. the first 20 bills have not yet been introduced. these are the bills that will actually matter. when you have a gun control bill of some sort supported b
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Jan 18, 2013 3:00am PST
foundation found only one % of the money they spent tennessee of millions actually was successful. >> wow? >> 99% say their money is lost. >> so much for the nra. john nichols as a friend of bill. john mccain fugelsang joins us when we come back. >> this is "the bill press show." [ music ] going to do the young turks. i think the number one thing that viewers like about the young turks is that we're honest. they know that i'm not bs'ing them with some hidden agenda, actually supporting one party or the other. when the democrats are wrong, they know that i'm going to be the first one to call them out. they can question whether i'm right, but i think that the audience gets that this guy, to the best of his ability, is trying to look out for us. [ music ] >> heard around the country and seen on current tv this is "the bill press show." >> bill: wow. 33 minutes after the hour. what a great date, friday january 18th. this is the full court press coming to you live from our nation's capitol. that's washington, d.c. >> that's where we are on capitol hill brought to you t
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